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Being Brothers


When they became brothers, my sons were brothers in name and blood. To the babe, the little baby who waved, kicked, cried, ate, slept, needed several diaper changes and a huge dose of parental offection was a new, fascinating and... (Continue reading)

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Top 10 New Year Resolutions for 2010 for Moms


Happy New Year to all our readers, writers, commenters and friends! May the year bring many joys, opportunities and happiness. Being a mom is probably the one of the most difficult, fun, rewarding, challenging, fulfilling, draining, enchanting and tiring jobs... (Continue reading)

Simple Living, High Thinking


This holiday season I can’t help but chuckle again at a conversation a good friend of mine (let’s call her Devi) and I had earlier this year, comparing notes on our respective upbringings with specific regard to things, stuff, gifts …... (Continue reading)

Old year resolutions


2009 was not a slow year. It was not even a bad year. But somehow I am glad that its over. Maybe it was the economy. Maybe it was because I dont like the piles of disorganized stuff in my... (Continue reading)

Tourist or Traveler?


After a significant hiatus from writing, perhaps the best excuse I can offer is that … “I was traveling.” Some literally, some metaphorically, for what is life but a journey? On that note, I have observed that most people, whether on... (Continue reading)

Tap. Tap. Click. Click.


It used to be that I could come to the computer and I had all these things to share. But for the last so many days I have been having a dry streak. I have nothing to say. I cant... (Continue reading)

The cost of being right

Nearly three years ago, when I still worked at a large global design firm, a new employee was assigned to the desk next to me in the open-office system. She was an interior designer with “several years of experience,” had come from another... (Continue reading)

Being a mother is the neccessity for Invention?

Have you ever thought how being a mom has made you a creative improviser? It certainly has made me one. Last week I had an important meeting. On the way there, I had to drop off my son at school.... (Continue reading)

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Are you pregnant?

No, I am not writing this in sequel to ‘Think you are pregnant?’ I am talking about the questions that I am being asked by well meaning neighbours, aunties and my son’s friends’ mothers. Let me give you a back... (Continue reading)

How the mind interferes with Consciousness

In a previous post – Future becomes Past without being Present – I shared how the only way to move through a time of intense suffering had been to live two hours at a time – that is, be fully and uncompromisingly present. This eventually led... (Continue reading)

Moms as Advocates

We often hear that moms are a childs best advocate. And strongest partner. But we forget. We doubt ourselves. Surrounded by experts (lactation consultants, pediatricians, super market checkout lady, friends, neighbors, teachers and family) I feel I may be wrong. Maybe we should... (Continue reading)

The Power of Now

Late last year, I wrote a post titled Future becomes Past without being Present. Well, I am currently reading Eckhart Tolle’s book The Power of Now. I had already read his more advanced work A New Earth , and I’m finding that... (Continue reading)

The Entourage

Thoroughly enjoying my stroll through our neighborhood this morning, I suddenly realized that I was not alone. This should have been obvious to me but it was a beautiful morning, the breeze was cool, the sky sky blue, and every... (Continue reading)

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I'll miss you

Son Listen, Tomorrow your play school is reopening and you are very excited. So much so, that you didn’t even want to read your favourite book Bambi all over once more. You were more concerned of going off to sleep... (Continue reading)


I am in the dilemma of decidng to forgive or not to forgive and what does the word “frogive” mean atcually? Dictory would say “Stop blaming or grant forgiveness” Whereas the recent article ( ) that i read says... (Continue reading)

Cruising on the Road of Life


Exactly three years ago, in late June 2006, my childhood best friend Amrita came to visit me in Seattle from New Delhi. It was her first visit to the United States, and we had talked about it for years and... (Continue reading)

In pursuit of being (something)

So, it’s exactly a year to the date since I began my journey in search of … being. On reflecting back, I was operating on a hunch that being something must first start by … just being. Modern culture, and certainly South... (Continue reading)

The Daily Tip-off

Khushi started the Daily Tip-Off  and I think its a great idea.  I would love to hear from everybody on how they find short-cuts or easier way to deal with either cooking, household, organization, kids activities or taking care of... (Continue reading)

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International Women’s Day


Hey Bloggermoms! Today is International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD is calebrated on March 8 every year and also marked as a day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women. This day can also be stated as a day to... (Continue reading)

Glass Painting Techniques


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